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Kanji Details for 花

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Stroke Count
7 Strokes
艸 + 4 Strokes
English Meaning
  1. flower
Kun'yomi: はな。(Jouyou Reading)
On'yomi: ケ。(Go-on Reading)
カ。(Kan-on Reading)

Japanese Meaning for 花

Dictionary Entry for 花

  1. flower; blossom; bloom; petal
  2. cherry blossom
  3. beauty
  4. blooming (esp. of cherry blossoms)
  5. ikebana
  6. hanafuda
  7. (the) best (usu. as 〜が花)
no adjective
  1. glorious; lovely

Stroke Order Diagrams for 花

Construction of Character for 花

Radicals and parts present in 花
» Part
» Part
» Part spoon, spoon or katakana hi radical (no. 21)
Origin and construction of 花

Kanji related to 花

  • 宿

  • 使


  • 鹿

Meanings in Other Languages for 花

  1. fleur
  1. flor
  1. flor

Comments for 花

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有賀と very nice comment :-)


#3 Posted by LePetitSoleil over 7 years ago

Nice comment on this beautiful kanji


#2 Posted by LePetitSoleil over 7 years ago

The kanji 化 means "to take the form of / enchant / delude".

So by adding the grass/plant particle 花 means "enchanting plant" = flower


Radical memory helper: The person is using a spoon to plant FLOWERS

#1 Posted by イデ over 8 years ago

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